Best cosmic pictures 2019

• The best space pictures in 2019

Royal Museums Greenwich summed up the annual competition for the best space pictures in 2019.

Best cosmic pictures 2019

The Lord of the Rings. Rings and moons of Saturn. (Photo by Jordi Delpeix Borrell | National Maritime Museum):

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Gum Nebula (Gum 12) - superbubble residue supernova, the bulk of which is located in the constellations feed and Sail (former constellation Argo ship). Distance from the center of the nebula is estimated at 400 parsecs. (Photo by Eddie Trimarchi | National Maritime Museum):

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Orion Nebula is luminous emission nebula (region H II) and stored below Belts Orion. M 42 is located at a distance of about 1344 light years from Earth and is 33 light-years across. (Photo by Raul Villaverde Fraile | Royal Observatory Greenwich):

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Nebula NGC 1977 (Nebula "Running Man") - the blue reflection nebula in the constellation Orion, half degrees to the northeast of the Orion Nebula. (Photo by Steven Mohr | National Maritime Museum):

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NGC 253 (Galaxy Sculptor) - is a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor. Characterized by powerful and rich in star formation interstellar dust. One of the brightest galaxies outside the Local Group. (Photo by Bernard Miller and Martin Pugh | National Maritime Museum):

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The Milky Way, filmed from Namibia. In the Soviet School of Astronomy, Milky Way galaxy was simply called "Milky Way". (Photo by Péter Feltóti | National Maritime Museum):

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The Dark Horsehead Nebula in Orion. One of the most famous nebulae. It appears as a dark spot in the shape of a horse's head against a red glow. This glow is due to the ionization of hydrogen clouds, beyond the nebula. (Photo Connor Matherne | National Maritime Museum):

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The magnificent crown of the moon and the movement of clouds, resembling a colorful brushstrokes in the painting. (Photo by Li Yiming | National Maritime Museum):

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Sea of ​​Crises on the visible side of the moon, to the north-east of the Sea of ​​Tranquility. Sea basin was formed from 4.55 to 3.85 billion years ago. Sea has a diameter of 418 km. (Photo by Bud Martin Budzynski | National Maritime Museum):

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Titanium moon. (Photo by Miguel Claro | National Maritime Museum):

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Perseid meteor shower 2018 (Photo by Tang Zhengye | National Maritime Museum):

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The Milky Way. The galaxy contains current estimated 200 to 400 billion stars. Their main mass is in the form of a flat disk. The Milky Way is also from 25 to 100 milliardov brown dwarfs. (Photo Bai Yifan | National Maritime Museum):

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Another view of the Milky Way and Lake Walchensee in Germany. (Photo: Nicolai Brügger | National Maritime Museum):

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Port Sharafhane and Lake Urmia. Saturn is visible here, next to the Lagoon Nebula. (Photo by Masoud Ghadiri | National Maritime Museum):

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The center of our galaxy over Davenport pier. (Photo by Marcin Zajac | National Maritime Museum):

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The Milky Way in a mountain chain Wind River in Wyoming. (Photo by Marc Toso | National Maritime Museum):

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Northern Lights in the shape of a bird. (Photo by Alexander Stepanenko | National Maritime Museum):

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Northern Lights and the cave. (Photo Sutie Yang | National Maritime Museum):

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Northern Lights in the form of the Phoenix bird. (Photo by Wang Zheng | National Maritime Museum):

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Photo called "Heart of Mordor" - this nebula NGC 7293 "Snail" - a planetary nebula in the constellation of Aquarius at a distance of 650 light-years from the sun. One of the closest planetary nebulae ... (Photo by Andrew Campbell):

Best cosmic pictures 2019